Energy of Light
Energy of Light Lesson: Students in an after school program are learning about how the sun can do many different things including refracting light through different objects, change beads to different colors, and cause sunburns.
Sesame Street: Healthy Foods
In this fun video for Sesame Street, Cookie Monster raps about healthy food. Young children will love learning about healthy foods from this rap.
How to Make a Mummy: Easy Clay Animation
A fun classroom annimated claymation video that shows how an Egyptian Mummy was made. Three minutes of good information in a "friendly" format. The video needs to be accompanied by a worksheet and, perhaps, timeline. Lots of learning possibilities here such as a map of Eqypt and study of human anatomy. Run time 03:29.
MAIN AIMS OF THE MODULE: To achieve an understanding and practical experience of key principles, methods and theories in the area of educational software. LEARNING OUTCOMES FOR THE MODULE: The module provides opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, qualities, skills and other attributes in the following areas: 1. Obtain understand of major learning principles, theories, and approaches 2. Identify key factors of successful educational software design a
Vector Fields and Hydrodynamics
At first glance, replacing the old idea of action at a distance by the new idea of the field of force seems to e an exercise in semantics. But it isn't, because fields have definite properties of their own suitable for scientific study. For example, electric fields are different in form from magnetic fields, and both kinds can better be understood by analogy to field of
Bangladesh: Lessons in Sanitation
In Bangladesh, the non-government organization Lighthouse shows the value of community-learning while addressing hygiene and sanitation in its successful program for the west Bangladeshi village of Mostafapur. Jon Sawyer, Pulitzer Center
The 45 Math Montessori Materials
Montessori uses many materials for a hands on approach to
learning. Get tips for using the 45 layout to teach preschoolers numbers
in this video clip about Montessori math methods.
Japanese Listening Comprehension for Beginners #15 - Choosing a Pair of Glasses in Japan
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Do you find yourself only understanding small parts of Japanese conversations? Would you like to understand more of what that person said in Japanese right away? Then this Japanese Listening Comprehension for Beginners series is for you! In each lesson of this five-part series, you’ll see an image, hear a Japanese [...]
Become an Accountant: How to Become an Accountant
Becoming an accountant typically involves obtaining a degree, whether it be two-year or four-year, from an accredited higher learning institution. Discover the many different educational options available for accountants with tips from a certified public account in this free video on accounting.
Teaching Special Needs Children : Teaching Nonverbal Students With Autism
To teach nonverbal students with autism, it's important to have them begin learning sign language as young as possible. Discover how to teach nonverbal students with autism from a special needs teacher in this one-minute video on autism.
Expert: Krista Blessing
Bio: Krista Blessing graduated Magna Cum Laude from Eastern University with a bachelor's degree in elementary education.
Filmmaker: Ashton Blessing
Phonic Faces Beginning Reader
Preschooler learns alphabet, letter-sounds and phonological awareness by reading a specially designed Phonic Faces alphabet-storybook learning letter-sounds is a natural part of reading these stories. (2:46)
US Geography and Mapping Skills - Class Centers for Week of 8/9/10
Each week, Mrs. Matthews students participate in 6 centers that are related to the topic they are studying. Each center lasts 15 minutes. The teams rotate through all six centers by the end of the week. This week the class is studying US Geography and mapping skills. Centers for this week include: several books on the topic, 4 United States puzzles, an online game from kidsgeo.com, an art activity to help remember the difference between latitude and longitude, a mapping activi
Building a global teaching profile: Showcasing Open Educational Resources at the University of Cape
This presentation was delivered November 18 2009 at the Teaching with Technology Miniconference hosted by the Centre for Educational Technology at UCT. Higher education institutions in the 21st century find themselves in a complex and often contradictory environment as many of the world's leading institutions are formulating policy to give their content away for free and are investing significant resources in establishing open content platforms while other smaller institutions are holding onto c
SMATBOOK THE FUTURE E-BOOK AND EDUCATONAL HYPERMEDIA
This paper presents a vision for the future of the e-books as part of the growing collective intelligence. The vision entails further development of technologies that will facilitate the creation and use of a new generation of smart books: e-books that are evolving, highly interactive, customisable, adaptable, intelligent, and furnished with a rich set of collaborative authoring and reading support services. The proposed set of tools will be integrated into an intelligent framework for colla
A Virtual Environment for Distance Education and Training
The world-wide networks and the information superhighways allowing rapid transmission of digital multimedia information to any user in any time, offer a ground for a new educational reform that would prepare the citizens to live in the Information Society. This reform would break the monopoly of the print and paper based educational system and would rely on learning environments incorporating asynchronous space and time, interactivity, and virtual reconstruction (McClintock, 1992). The most impo
The Modern Atmospheric CO2 Record
In this activity, students compare carbon dioxide (CO2) data from Mauna Loa Observatory , Barrow (Alaska) , and the South Pole over the past 40 years to help them better understand what controls atmospheric (CO2). On this Starting point page, users can access information about the exercise's learning ...
US Historical Climate: Excel Statistical
In this intermediate Excel activity, students import US Historical Climate Network mean temperature data into Excel from a station of their choice. They are then guided through the activity on how to use Excel for statistical calculations, graphing, and linear trend estimates. The activity assumes some familiarity with Excel. On this Starting Point page, users can access information about the exercise's learning goals, context for use, teaching notes and tips, teaching materials, assessment idea
Open Teaching in a Digital Age
The digital age has rung in profound changes for the higher education endeavor - not least of which has been a revolution in the way teaching materials are generated shared and re-appropriated by means of the Internet. This is the realm of OER: a new philosophy in teaching and learning which has the potential to open new channels for the flow of knowledge. OER UCT invites you to explore the unlimited potential to boost your individual academic profile as well as that of your department or facult
Bio-defense and Disaster Education for Healthcare Students
Modules introduce health services students to a common language and the unique roles and challenges basic to all-hazard disaster response. The 4 one hour modules were developed by an interdiciplinary team of Montana educators from pharmacy, nursing and allied health sciences under a HRSA Bioterrorism Training and Curriculum Development program. Each module contains a narrated presentation with accompanying learning activities and faculty support materials. They are designed for either face-to
Neptune: The Planet
The frozen planet Neptune sits as the farthest planet from the Sun. Its distance and thick atmosphere make Neptune difficult to study, leaving scientists with many unanswered questions about this icy gas giant. The images are set to music and does not include any narration. (05:13)